History of the Supreme Court

  • Marbury vs Madison

    Marbury vs Madison
    Madison refused to seat judicial appointees even whe they had been confirmed by the Senate.
  • Dred Scott vs Sanford

    Dred Scott vs Sanford
    Dred Scott was denied freedom after living in a free state.
  • Plessy vs Ferguson

    Plessy vs Ferguson
    Justified that separating blacks on railroad cars was still equal.
  • Brown vs Board of Education of Topeka

    Brown vs Board of Education of Topeka
    Ruled that separate schools for black and white children was unequal.
  • New York Times vs Sullivan

    New York Times vs Sullivan
    The officials from Montgomery, Al were sueing the New York Times for libel but was decided that it was not done on purpose.
  • Griswald vs Connecticut

    Griswald vs Connecticut
    Privacy for couples.
  • Roe vs Wade

    Roe vs Wade
    Legalized abortion.
  • Bush vs Gore

    Bush vs Gore
    They ordered a recount of the votes. I was considered violating the Constitution. Bush won the election for president.
  • Gonzales vs Carhart

    Gonzales vs Carhart
    "the court no longer requires that the regulation of abortion by government must protect the mother's health."
  • Riley vs California

    Riley vs California
    Ruled that police has to have a search warrant to search a cell phone anonymously.